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Paul B. Lewis

Professor of Law

Director, Center for International Law


Building & Room:



300 S. State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604

Office Phone:

(312) 427-2737 ext. 556

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Paul B. Lewis


As a student at the Yale Law School, Paul Lewis served as senior editor of the Yale Law Journal and editor of the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities. After graduation, he served as law clerk to the Honorable David A. Nelson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and was an associate with the firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt in Chicago. From 1996-2001, he was on the faculty of Mercer University School of Law, and in 1999 he was a visiting professor at the University of Western Sydney in Sydney, Australia.

Professor Lewis's primary research area is corporate bankruptcy. He has lectured in numerous countries throughout the world, and his articles have appeared in journals in Europe and Australia, as well as the United States. He is a member of the panel of Fulbright Senior Specialists.

Professor Lewis was a visiting professor at John Marshall during the 2001-2002 academic year, and he joined the faculty permanently in 2002. He teaches Bankruptcy, Secured Transactions, Property, and International Sustainable Development.